Wednesday, August 13, 2008


Jean-Georges Vongerichten must be pleased by Frank Bruni's review of Matsugen in The New York Times today. Bruni writes about Matsugen with admiration, stating-
"None of this restaurant’s eight types of sushi rolls wears the tag “California” or incorporates avocado...The sushi and sashimi there receive less promotion than what’s on the third page: different kinds of soba — buckwheat noodles — presented in different ways. Soba is Matsugen’s defining mission, its central selling point. And that puts it on rarer, riskier ground than its neighboring peers inhabit."
Read the full review here.

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